Techniquest

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After Hours: Christmas Laboratory

Date:

Thu 12 December 2019

Time:

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

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Get hands-on with two floors of exhibits at our adults-only evening, with a drink in hand and extra activities:

  • Make your own Christmas tree wreath decoration with the lovely ladies at Craft on the Corner
  • Have a look at what constellations you may see on a clear winter’s night in our Planetarium Star Tours
  • Could you power some fairy lights for the tree? Have a go with our interactive busking activity
  • Test your taste buds and find out why people either love or hate sprouts, with Cardiff Met’s Biomedical Sciences department
  • Get in the seasonal spirit with some festive face painting, courtesy of Crazy Faces Face Painting
  • Test your Christmas knowledge by finding the hidden questions around the exhibition. Answer correctly to be in with a chance of winning tickets to a future After Hours event!
  • Enjoy a drink from our fully licensed bar
  • Hungry? Never fear, as we’ll have street food delivered by Cleverchefs

Tickets

Ticket typeWith donation*Without donation
Adult — Online£11.00 + 77p booking fee£10.00 + 70p booking fee
Adult — On the door£13.50£12.00
A glass of Prosecco upon arrival is included in your entry ticket. A non-alcoholic alternative is also available.
* Techniquest is a registered charity and admission prices includes a voluntary donation of approximately 10%. This enables Techniquest to claim Gift Aid on 100% of the admission charge. All money raised goes towards supporting Techniquest and its aim to make science accessible to everyone.
Advance tickets are limited, so we cannot guarantee entry on the door.

Ticket price includes all additional activities — there are no additional fees on the night (except for food and drink purchases).
Book tickets Additional activities have limited availability, and are delivered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Group bookings

Looking to book more than 20 tickets? Contact SeeTickets at groups@seetickets.com or on 0844 412 4650 (7p p/m plus standard network access charge).

Supported by:

Admiral

 

Find us

  Techniquest, Stuart Street, Cardiff, CF10 5BW

Contact us

  029 2047 5475
  info@techniquest.org

Opening hours

  During local school holidays
10.00am–5.00pm Bank Holidays, seven days a week.

  School term
9.30am–4.30pm Tuesday–Friday;
10.00am–5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.

Charity & company

  Registered charity no. 517722
  Registered in Wales no. 01955696

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FAQs

  •   What is Techniquest?

    Techniquest is an educational charity, with a science centre in Cardiff Bay. Our mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. We provide a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and work extensively with public audiences.

  •   Where can I park?

    We are pleased to be able to offer all of our visitors discounted parking with Q-Park, our preferred parking partner.

    The Q-Park operates the Cardiff Bay car park in Pierhead Street which is around 8 minutes walk from Techniquest.

    We have agreed a special discount rate for our customers of 15% off all pre-bookings.
    Pre-book and guarantee your space here using the code TECHNI15.

    There are also nearby pay-and-display car parks on Stuart Street and Havannah Street. Please do not park on Havannah Street itself.

  •   Who is it for?

    Techniquest is suitable for all ages! We do have special events for certain groups, however — see Toddler Days, After Hours and Home Educator days.

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